Name: Brittney Griner
Position: Center
Sport: Basketball
Height: 6-8
Weight: 208
DOB: 10/18/1990
Birthplace: Houston, Texas
Hometown: Houston, Texas
High School: Nimitz High School (Houston, Texas) ‘09
College: Baylor University ‘13, General Studies
Team/Club: Phoenix Mercury
Coach(es): Sandy Brondello
Olympic Experience
  • Olympian (2016); Olympic medalist (1 gold)
  • Rio 2016 Olympic Games, gold
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2014 – gold
  • Years of participation: 2014
  • Medals: 1 (gold)
  • 2014 FIBA World Championship All-Tournament Team
Personal: Daughter of Raymond and Sandra Griner...Has three older siblings, D, Shkera and Pier...Led the launch of BG:BU, a mobile app designed to encourage empowerment, strength and creativity for youth in the fight to end bullying...Volunteers with former Houston Rocket guard Steve Francis' Holiday Bowling and Christmas Party for underprivileged children.